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First aid kits
An organised and properly stocked first aid kit can give you peace of mind in a medical emergency.
First Aid app
A free, easy-to-use app that gives you instant access to the information you need to know to handle the most common first aid emergencies.
First aid basics
First aid is what you do to help an injured or sick person immediately after an event. Learn about the 'DRSABCD' action plan and how to find a course.
First aid advice
First aid is helping an injured or sick person in the first minutes after an incident or illness. Accidents or emergencies can happen to anyone at any time. Learn the basics and you could even save a life.
Asthma First Aid app
The Asthma First Aid App is an educational tool developed by Asthma Australia for people with asthma, their families and carers. It provides easy access to the asthma first aid steps in both live and training versions. Learn more here.
Chemical burns – first aid and treatment
Many chemicals can cause serious burns to the skin, which should be treated as a medical emergency. Learn how to perform first aid for chemical burns.
Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.
It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.
About 100 Australian snakes are venomous, but only 12 are likely to inflict a fatal bite. Learn about first aid for snake bites.
Sea creature bites and stings
Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and more.